Travel Blogs from Carnac
We arrived in France yesterday after an unsettling time; the original house we had booked turned out to be a scam and we had a frantic few days trying to book another. The house we finally booked is great and the little girls are loving the indoor swimming pool. This part of Brittany (the south coast) is lovely. The weather helps. Tonight we sat drinking wine looking out at small inlet full of boats - very pretty. Tomorrow we go exploring to a small walled town. And we LOVE the ...
... Mer, where we followed some signs with a knife and fork on it! After a while I thought the signs were just making fun of us! But after a while (and some damn hills!) we made it to a little restaurant which turned out to be on the beach. They had little terraces looking out over the water, which were for drinks only, so we bought some drinks and sat down looking over the ocean for a while. We had shade, cold drinks and a beautiful view, so we were set for a while! Eventually we went ...
... some information on accommodation and then went to walk to find a place that looked cheap. After walking 5 or so minutes down the road we realised we were going the wrong way... We found one hotel but it was too expensive, so we doubled back, got directions from the info centre again and headed in the opposite direction and went too far again! So we doubled back AGAIN and this time found the sign pointing the right way. I've ...
... then more cops, then the clean up vehicles it makes you realise what a logistical nightmare it must be to make it work so well, and it seems to run to clockwork. By the end of the day you would hardly know that these small towns have been inundated with every nationality, type of motorhome and biker you can think of, and they love it, some towns go to great lengths to decorate and beautify, Guer had nothing up when we drove thru.
3000 standing stones stretching for 4 kilometers from 3300 BC. This is the largest and most important prehistoric site in Europe, which predates Knossos, the Pyramids and Stone Henge.
The site is now split into three distinct areas known as the Ménec, Kermario and Kerlescan, they consist of Menhirs, Dolomens, Tumuli, and Alignments. The local legends states that the standing stones are Pagan soldiers turn to stone by Pope Cornilius, and another from the Arthurian legends ...
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